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Web App Guides You Through the Perfect 7-Minute Workout

While the perfect workout routine may be different for everyone, scientists have developed a high-intensity routine balanced to work as a replacement for endurance-based workouts. According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal, a routine of 12 exercises, that can be done using only a chair and a wall, could be ...

Make Great Iced Coffee with Coffee Ice Cubes

There’s nothing better than waking up to a hot cup of joe on a cold winter morning. And while it’s also great during the warmer seasons, often times you may want a cooler beverage to get you through the day. Nowadays, you can drive by Starbucks or any fast food place that serves breakfast and ...

Study Break: Play Breakout with Google Images

While the 37th anniversary of Atari’s Breakout may not be a big deal to you, Google celebrated the occasion by making the game playable in its image search engine. By typing “Atari Breakout” into Google Image Search, you can play the game right in your browser. But instead of bricks, you’ll be breaking the images ...

AT&T Launches New Prepaid Service with 4G Access

After becoming the first major carrier to ditch service contracts, T-Mobile created a lot of buzz about wireless contracts and the alternative of prepaid service. On the heels of T-Mobile’s new strategy, AT&T has launched a new prepaid subsidiary called Aio Wireless. It will be slowly launching across the U.S. over the next year, currently only ...

Saving an Excel File as XLSB Dramatically Reduces Size

While we hope you never have to deal with Excel spreadsheets large enough to worry about file size, you may find yourself in the situation at a future desk job. Saving an Excel document using the XLSB format will reduce the size of the file while maintaining full functionality. The XLSB file type stores data ...

Free Today: Clear, a Simple To-Do List App for iPhone

If you’re having trouble getting things done despite having a schedule and using popular to-do apps, you may need to get back to the basics. Clear is an iPhone app that brings simplicity back to your to-do list, for an easy-to-use, no-frills experience. It’s also free today only, courtesy of Starbucks. So if you’d like ...

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

If you use an iPhone and love pizza, a new app wants to be your personal pizzeria navigator. Pizza Compass is a simple solution to those on-the-go hunger cravings, using data from Foursquare to find the most convenient places to grab a slice. The app’s creator, Daniel Blackman, got the idea while out with friends. ...